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Posted byon January 31, 2013 at 1:50 PM EDT
In June 2012, ONDCP Director Kerlikowske gave remarks at the Betty Ford Center. In the audience were two special guests—Michael Banyard and Federal District Court Judge Spencer Letts. In his remarks, Director Kerlikowske mentioned Banyard’s inspirational story, which Banyard has now shared--in his own words-- with the ONDCP blog. Part 1.
State and Local Officials Across the Country Urge Action to Fix the Nation’s Broken Immigration SystemPosted byon January 30, 2013 at 12:19 PM EDT
Following President Obama's speech on commonsense immigration reform, bipartisan state and local elected officials across the country spoke out about the President’s remarks and urged swift action.
Posted byon January 22, 2013 at 2:39 PM EDT
This summer, citizens in cities across the Nation will join together to improve their communities and governments as part of the National Day of Civic Hacking. Civic Hacking Day is an opportunity for software developers, technologists, and entrepreneurs to unleash their can-do American spirit by collaboratively harnessing publicly-released data and code to create innovative solutions for problems that affect Americans.
Posted byon January 10, 2013 at 1:13 PM EDT
The Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau explains the new Ability-to-Repay rule for mortgages. To put it simply: lenders should not set up consumers to fail.
Posted byon December 11, 2012 at 7:45 PM EDT
Roy L. Austin Jr., the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Division, attends the Ninth Anniversary of the National Center for Transgender Equality in Washington, D.C., and delivers remarks about the Obama Administration’s commitment to safety and justice for all Americans, including transgender Americans.
Posted byon December 7, 2012 at 4:52 PM EDT
This week, Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr., formally installed Grande H. Lum as the ninth Director of the Justice Department’s Community Relations Service (CRS).
Posted byon December 7, 2012 at 2:56 PM EDT
This week, OSTP asked winners and finalists from the 2012 Siemens Foundation student competition in Math, Science, and Technology to tell us why they are pursuing STEM and what it means to them. Here's what they had to say.
Posted byon December 6, 2012 at 4:27 PM EDT
Today, the White House National Economic Council releaseda state-by-state reports about the real-life impact of these tax increases on America’s middle class families if Congress fails to act by January 1. Find out what it means for your community.
Posted byon December 4, 2012 at 11:49 AM EDT
A state by state look at the middle-class tax cuts' impact on consumer spending and retailers.
Posted byon December 3, 2012 at 3:04 PM EDT
Americans from across the country are speaking out about extending tax cuts for the middle class.